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    Hurricane Sandy Drops 3-5 Feet of Snow!

    By Jesse Ferrell, Meteorologist/Community Director
    10/31/2012, 5:34:16 AM

    The updated snow totals for Hurricane Sandy are shown below this map of snow depth, estimated by satellite:


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    The map shows 40-50 inches, and it's possible that much snow fell at some of the highest (unpopulated) summits, but as far as measurements, or even estimates from ski resorts, the top amounts are between 2 and 3 feet:

    HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS BY STATE: (Spotter Reports):

    Mount LeConte, TN: 34.0"
    Clayton, WV: 33.0"
    Redhouse, MD: 29.0"
    Haywood County, NC: 24.0"
    Norton, VA: 24.0"
    Payne Gap, KY: 14.0"
    Champion, PA: 13.0"
    Buladean, NC: 8.0"
    Bellefontaine, OH: 3.5"

    SNOW AMOUNTS AT SKI RESORTS: (May Be Estimated)

    Snowshoe, WV: 36"
    Wisp, MD: 36"
    Seven Springs, PA: 28"
    Beech Mountain, NC: 22"


    You can read other incredible stats from Hurricane Sandy on yesterday's blog. Here are some examples of photos from West Virginia's snow:

    The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of AccuWeather, Inc. or AccuWeather.com

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    Jesse Ferrell